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# 139063 26-Jan-2014 19:18
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Hi Everyone, 

Just got VDSL installed and happy on the big jump up from ADSL.

These are router stats, and rates I am getting







VDSL2 Annex A




Traffic Type:












Link Power State:






Copper Loop(kft):


















Line Coding(Trellis):








SNR Margin (0.1 dB):








Attenuation (0.1 dB):








Output Power (0.1 dBm):








Attainable Rate (Kbps):














Path 0




Path 1


















Rate (Kbps):













However I have tried speedtests to several auckland serversf (i am in Auckland) and I dont seem to be anywhere near what is shoud be getting 





36681 kb/s


9841 kb/s





Any Orcon people here that can help. Has the same thing happened here as to the other poster who was still on an ADSL profile.


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  # 992768 23-Feb-2014 13:34
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ian13: Hi I'm new to these forums. I have just recently improved my broadband line using cat 6 cable. This improved my attenuation from 13 db to 7.5 db . However my speed is downstream seems to be stuck at 34354 Kbps with my Attainable rate at 50299 Kbps. Does my DLM have to be reset or does it do its thing automatically, (it is past the 10 day initial period). Another thing I noticed was my RS correctable errors were at 53676 with an up time of  2 days 14 hours. Is that normal?


Hi Ian, can you clarify what you mean by "I have just recently improved my broadband line using cat 6 cable" - I presume you mean you changed your internal wiring and fixed an attenuation issue there??

We can request a DLM reset via Chorus Assure but at every step of the way through VDSL Chorus are telling us that DLM should be left to do its thing and any changes may be potentially chargeable so I am keen to understand the rationale before we do so.

Regards FireEngine

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